Hyper-Rapid Magnetic Cannon (HMC)
|Human Sphere N3 Content.|
A support BS Weapon that shoots Light MULTI Ammunition, giving the user the chance to choose between three different Shooting Modes on the fly. HMCs have one of the highest Burst values on the Infinity Weapons Chart.
This new Weapon Profile replaces the version previously shown in Infinity N3.
|HMC (Burst Mode)||0-8" -3||8-16" 0||16-32" +3||32-48" 0||15||5||AP/ Shock||Light MULTI, Non-Lootable, Suppressive Fire|
|HMC (Anti-materiel Mode)||0-8" -3||8-16" 0||16-32" +3||32-48" 0||15||1||DA||Anti-materiel, Light MULTI, Non-Lootable|
|HMC (Stun Mode)||0-8" -3||8-16" 0||16-32" +3||32-48" 0||15||1||Stun||Light MULTI, Non-Lethal, Non-Lootable|
The Hyper-Rapid Magnetic Cannon uses a Gatling-style array of railguns—cannons that use electrically-induced magnetism to accelerate a projectile to hypersonic speeds—to achieve incredible fire rates. The projectiles launched by this weapon are 3mm metal shards, but their kinetic energy is far superior to normal bullets, making their penetration capabilities and effective range on par with a HMG. Due to their size and weight, HMCs are mounted weapons used exclusively by armored units.